Petrophile vana Cranfield & T.Macfarlane

Nuytsia 17:154-157, Fig.1 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, to 1.5 m high. Shallow, white, gritty clay-soil pockets, laterite. Breakaways.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 12 May 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.4-1.7 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 20-60 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, scabrous, apex acute, 1-1.3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, white or cream. Perianth 10-12 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-12 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5.5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales. Flowers in September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL) or Murchison (MUR) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Tallering, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Mount Magnet, Murchison, Yalgoo.